Times are changing fast at Sharjah International Airport
and we are constantly updating facilities and equipment
to keep pace with the dynamic growth and market demand
that we have experienced at this airport.
open skies, open ground policy, which results in flexibility
and competitiveness, has attracted both large and small
operators, keen to take advantage of the opportunities
that await them here.
has always been a prominent force at the airport and
we are proud to announce that we have reached a record
level of cargo handled by any Middle East airport. I
would like to take this opportunity to thank all our
customers, airlines and agents who have contributed
to this success. As a display of our commitment to this
sector we have opened a new terminal to satisfy and
cope with the growth and to further enhance our logistical
support. We have witnessed a healthy increase in sea-air
cargo, highlighting the excellent connections with our
value greatly the custom of all the airlines using the
airport and it is our intention to serve their needs
and in turn, those of their customers, to the very best
of our ability. We are still the only airport in this
region to allow airlines to operate with their own facilities.
traffic grows in our region, so will the airport. We
are very open and flexible to their needs and expect
even greater passenger numbers in the coming years as
visitors discover the delights of this beautiful emirate
full of Islamic architecture, heritage and traditions.
shall continue to enhance our position both locally
and internationally. However, our fundamental philosophy
remains the same: to deliver the very highest standards
of facilities and service to all our customers. We look
forward to seeing you at Sharjah International Airport.
Abdulla Bin Mohammed Al Thani
Chairman, Department of Civil Aviation